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Lazy L Safari Park

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Address: 2763 County Road 618, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone Number: +1 573-243-7862
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Lazy L Safari Park is a walk-thru zoo featuring animals from around the...

Lazy L Safari Park is a walk-thru zoo featuring animals from around the world. Visitors can walk through the zoo grounds in their own time and at their own pace. Stroll along the creek to watch the zebras or antelope play. Don't miss our Petting Zoo, Animal Nursery, Gift Shop, or Snack Shack. Get up close & personal with our animal friends as you....Take a Walk on the Wild Side!

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small zoo

Lots to do. Can feed several of the animals & there is a petting area too. Picnic tables & we took our lunch.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Brenda C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lots to do. Can feed several of the animals & there is a petting area too. Picnic tables & we took our lunch.

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Thank Brenda C
Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our family zoo. We are glad you a good time. Come back soon! More 

Paris, TN
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Took our 3 year old grandson. He was excited about seeing the animals. He had a blast. I would recommend buying more than one bird stick to feed the parakeets, that was his favorite part.

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Thank Lora M
Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Everybody "loves" the Parakeet Jungle Exhibit - if you like birds that is! We are so glad your grandson had such a good time. Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is one of the neatest experiences you can have if you or your kids love animals. It is inexpensive and you are basically interacting with nearly all of the animals. For $1, you get a large bag of feed (not 5 or 6 little crumbs like other places). My kids loved it, got some great pictures, and I highly... More 

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1 Thank Keith K
Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our zoo here in Cape Girardeau. We appreciate your business especially coming down to Cape from St. Louis. Please come visit us again soon! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I have never been so close to a deer! Several came up to eat from my hand. Would be a great stop for any age.

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Yes, you can get up close and personal to several different species at the Lazy L Safari Park. Thanks for visiting! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Lazy L is a very nice attraction for Cape Girardeau, MO. They have a large selection of exotic animals. The petting zoo for kids is great. The area is clean and offers a hand cleaning station once the kids have finished playing with the baby goats. One of the biggest distraction is, they only have portable toilets for the public.... More 

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a good time at the Lazy L Safari! Thanks so much for visiting and please come back again. We are always getting new and different animals for you to see! Thanks! More 

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We visit Lazy L Safari Park quite often, but this past visit was filled with lots of baby sightings! Two baby zebras, two baby lemurs, a baby white camel named Liberty, and tiny pot bellied pigs were just some of little ones spotted! Always fun at Lazy L---feeding the parakeets are one of our favorite activities!

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our zoo. We really appreciate your business. Yes, we have a lot of babies right now. Just had another baby zebra born last Thursday - that makes 3 zebra babies so far this year! We just love all of our babies here at the zoo and we are glad you do too! Thanks and... More 

Machesney Park, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was not impressed with this place. This was someones farm in the middle of no where. They want you too pay $7 per person for animals you can see from your car. What my group thought was a real giraffe was actually a statue in the middle of a pen. Do yourself a favor and go to an actual... More 

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our zoo, but I'm sorry you were disappointed. Your right, this is our family farm. We are a working ranch and agritourism operation. Agritourism is when you open your farm to visitors - it's the latest tourism activity in the past 10 years and growing in visitor attendance every year. Our family owned walk-thru zoo has... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

여기 최고!!!! 넘 재밌게 놀다왓어요 많은 기대 안하고 갓더니 더 좋았던 듯! 동물 만지고 밥주고 할수있어요 넘넘 재밌엇답니다 I just went this place and it was awesome!!! It is not big but many animals and you can feed pretty much everyone there If you love animals it is the best place to go in Cape!!!!

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and we are so glad you had such a great time! Yes, you can get up close and personal with a lot of the animals at our zoo. Please come back and visit us again soon! More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I took my children last summer to the safari park. It was all great until we got inside the little barn area. They had a kangaroo with a cone around its beck and had blood everywhere. It really freaked my children out. I asked the attendant about it, and mentioned them needing to clean him up. She totally ignored me... More 

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Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were upset by your visit last summer to the zoo. The kangaroo you mentioned in your review was under veterinary care at the time. Yes, the kangaroo had a cone around his neck as veterinarians often use these devices to keep an animal from scratching or irritating themselves or other veterinary reasons. However, that was NOT blood... More 

Jackson, Missouri, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This place was really sad they had small enclosures Danimals didn't have room to run or move very much it was dirty and smelly I had my five-year-old grandson and it really Disturbed him that the animals were treated the way they are I just will not go back

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Thank LeVa C
Vicki L, Owner at Lazy L Safari Park, responded to this review

I am so sorry that your grandson was upset during your visit to our zoo. That is not we are about. We take good care of our animals and we want our guests to enjoy their visit to our working ranch/zoo as well. I have checked with staff and we have not received any critical comments or concerns from any... More 

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